Happy New Year! Body Balance Physical Therapy is proud to offer free workshops. Save your spot below to take part in workshops held by your favorite Doctors of Physical Therapy.
What is discussed in our workshops and why are we doing this? All workshops include the most up-to-date evidenced based information, are interactive, and offer practical tips for managing the conditions that limit your activities. The Body Balance Team strives to elevate the health care standard in the Lakeway and Austin area. We are passionate about educating our community to be better informed on optimizing their health, maintaining functional independence, and providing options for conservative management.
When and where will these take place? Until further notice, all workshops will be hosted via Zoom with registration links below.
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See you soon!
Wednesday, January 20 @ 11:00am Fall Prevention and Balance Workshop with Dr. Zoe Crawford PT Falling and fear of falling can be a very serious and common occurrence as we get older. It can become a barrier to your confidence and may keep you from everyday things that you enjoy. In this workshop, we will go over the systems our body uses to maintain balance and how they impact your balance and safety. We’ll show you exercises you can do at home to improve your balance and ways that you can safeguard your home from fall risks. You will also learn strategies for preventing falls in difficult situations such as stairs, uneven surfaces and other settings. Workshop presented by a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Body Balance Physical Therapy. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdOqhpj8rG9c35WsjcfKjLehmkiFhsL9i
Wednesday, January 27th @ 11 am Knee Osteoarthritis with Dr. Cassie Chonko PT, OCS This workshop will teach you about knee osteoarthritis, treatment options, and how to continue staying active with this diagnosis. Taught by the doctors of physical therapy from Body Balance. Knee pain, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis can be frustrating This workshop will educate you on what osteoarthritis is, how it progresses, and what current research suggests. Focus will also be placed on your options for treatment and lifestyle adjustments that can help protect and strengthen your joints. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOCqrTwjHda3puaqLk54kkFFbCMSJOkQ
Wednesday , February 10th @ 11:00am Shoulder Pain with Dr. Nathan Everett PT, CSCS Our shoulder complex is made of multiple muscles, bones, and other soft tissues that must work in a coordinated effort to be able to lift up our arms. One muscle not pulling its weight can lead to discomfort and pain. This workshop is designed to develop an understanding for the shoulder, appreciate the complexities of the shoulder, and discuss ways to help maintain health shoulders and things that therapy can do to assist with shoulder pain. Workshop presented by a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Body Balance Physical Therapy. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAodu-qqzkvHtxxyUOtRGTz76TxpPebSktk
Wednesday, February 24nd @ 11am Parkinson's Disease: Exercises and Strategies to Keep You Moving with Dr. Zoe Crawford PT Parkinson’s Disease impacts every individual a little differently, but through specific movements and exercises, you can continue to move safely longer. Join Physical Therapist, Dr. Zoe
Crawford, PT, DPT, a LSVT BIG Certified clinician specializing in Parkinson’s Disease and neurological physical therapy to learn about new research and understanding of this complex disorder. Movement is what PD needs, but certain types of exercises can assist in slowing the progression of Parkinson’s Disease better than others. This workshop provides an overview of which types of exercise and movements are best for PD, how the exercises positively impact symptoms, and how to keep those with Parkinson’s connected and motivated to keep moving! https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpfu2pqT4oGNSkxF3J7lFy6IfD4_jRxlho
Wednesday March 10th @ 11 am Posture & Neck Pain with Dr. Cassie Chonko PT, OCS This workshop gives practical tools to facilitate a relaxed and tension-free posture. Sitting and standing with good postural alignment enables individuals to work more efficiently with less strain on ligaments and muscles. Additionally, awareness of your posture helps reduce fatigue and stress on your spine. In this workshop, we'll show you exercises to improve your posture, debunk myths, and discuss workstation alterations. Workshop presented by Body Balance Physical Therapy. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApde6rqDktGdZwZdjOIxkP6rnClSbwMkfS
Wednesday, March 24th @ 11am Golf & Low Back Pain with Dr. Nathan Everett PT, CSCS Golf is a fun and exciting sport that is unfortunately very tough on our body. The golf swing is a very dynamic activity that puts a lot of stress on our joints and muscles and commonly leads to injury. Golfers, no matter the skill level, can suffer from low back pain, keeping them from them their game. This workshop, led by a Doctor of Physical Therapy and former golf professional, will give an overview of reasons for low back pain while playing golf and give you tips and strategies on how to prevent those injuries. All ages and abilities are welcome! https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcucuyrpz0tGdyOjyLKKXKuTtLBn76MGnWP
Thursday, April 1st @ 11:00 am Movements and Exercises to Maintain Independence with Dr. Nathan Everett PT, CSCS Strength is more thought of in a way of how much weight that we can move at one time. However, strength is much more important when it comes to maintaining independence and ability to perform normal activities in our home. Strength is also a core component to balance. This workshop is designed to teach you simple exercises that can be performed without any additional weight to improve strength to help you move more efficiently and make things feel easier in your home. Workshop presented by a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Body Balance Physical Therapy. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsf-yprTMqH9KO2MchgJkI7zmDMCb9THFQ
Wednesday, April 21 @ 12 pm Plantar Fasciitis with Dr. Cassie Chonko PT, OCS Plantar fasciitis? Collapsed arches? Heel pain? This workshop will discuss how pain arises in our feet from poor shock absorption, overuse, or limited flexibility, and teach you the best management strategies for plantar fasciitis. You will also learn about the basic anatomy of the foot and exercises to maintain health of your lower leg. Workshop presented by a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Body Balance Physical Therapy. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctc-6gpjosGNOfXtiJzSsucM_K6tFISNAX
Have a topic you’d like to learn more about? We are always open to expanding our schedule. Email your suggestion to email@example.com